I couldn't believe this story when I read it. They surely can't go along with the story of a bunch of teachers and pupils all moving to Scotland together? It's madness.
Well the school has been threatened for closure in the plot for a while now, it might just finally happen. Have a number of the staff relocate to a new school in Scotland with a new headmaster [seeing she's leaving soon] and start with a semi-new cast like Skins do. Most of the big characters student wise will be old enough to leave soon anyway.
As for locations being robbed, it's not just the BBC, this could reopen the can of worms that is ITV regions. Places like Yorkshire didn't HAVE to be shut down, and as a result successful shows like The Royal had to finish abruptly on cliffhanger episodes that had two years to be edited into a decent resolution.
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